Man’s best friend is also a broker’s
A dog is man’s best friend, but for one Newfoundland broker, his black lab was so much more. He was part of the business.
Loyalty agreements 'embarrassing' for brokers
There is more talk of loyalty and exclusivity agreements in the channel – but most mortgage brokers refuse to handcuff clients with a piece of legal paper, and doubt it will become common practice.
Could higher rates have same effect here?
Brokers doubt higher interest rates here will have the same effect as in the U.S., where potential homebuyers are backing off in greater numbers.
Quebec shakes up mortgage broker channel
Quebec is taking care of some housekeeping in its mortgage broker channel, addressing insurance and education as two key issues
The real threat to market recovery
Recent real estate numbers show a stabilizing market in Toronto and Vancouver, but one broker wonders if this recovery can sustain itself in the face of rising rates, and, more especially, OSFI’s tighter guidelines.
Revised CMHC numbers reveal stronger May, June
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp have revised their June and May housing start figures, revealing a stronger market than expected – and evidence of a rebound from last year’s market slowdown brought on by tighter mortgage regulations.
West coast ready to represent best commercial brokers
The West Coast is ready to represent itself again in CMP’s Top 10 commercial brokers list.
One year later: Marking Flaherty’s mortgage rule changes
Happy anniversary? It’s been a year since the mortgage rule changes took effect, and brokers have felt the impact not only on their business, but especially their clients.
Broker would welcome application software choice
There's one application platform that dominates the industry, but some brokers are asking lenders to do what they can to ensure more choice, starting with MorWEB.
IC Funding hopes to reassert itself among Commercial Top 10
CMP magazine is once again looking for the Top 10 commercial brokers in the country, and one brokerage is aiming to make a statement as a force to be reckoned with in the channel.